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Councillor criticises lack of diversity in forthcoming 'Pale, Stale and Male' South Derbyshire elections

Posted: 25.02.21 by By Eddie Bisknell, Local Democracy Reporter for Derbyshire Local News



A South Derbyshire councillor has slammed her authority for being represented by “pale, stale and male” leadership with a striking lack of...

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Swadlincote Police want to speak to 'off-road' driver - and reveal the weekend list of lockdown rule breakers

Posted: 23.02.21 by By Swadlincote Nub News Local News



Swadlincote Police issued a weekend appeal for the driver of this car to come and claim it. The vehicle came off the road at William Nadin Way and ...

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East Midlands Chamber calls for earlier opening of businesses if vaccination programme allows

Posted: 22.02.21 by By Swadlincote Nub News Local News



The East Midlands Business Chamber has called for a speeding up of the re-opening of the economy - if the Covid vaccination programme works faster tha...

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Roadmap out of lockdown: What it means for Swadlincote residents and businesses

Posted: 22.02.21 by By Swadlincote Nub News Local News



Shops, hairdressers, gyms and outdoor hospitality will reopen on 12 April in England if strict conditions are met, under plans being set out by the PM...

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Schools to re-open on March 8 as part of Prime Minister's roadmap out of lockdown

Posted: 21.02.21 by By Swadlincote Nub News Local News



All schools in England will re-open to all pupils on March 8 under the Prime Minister's roadmap out of lockdown to be announced on Monday - with o...

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Police issue lockdown fines to driver who made 250-mile trip to collect a wardrobe - and another playing Pokemon Go in a car park

Posted: 21.02.21 by By Swadlincote Nub News Local News



South Derbyshire police fined a van driver £200 for making a 250-mile round trip to pick up a wardrobe. And then they spotted another motorist who...

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Police clamp down on anti-social behaviour and Covid rule breakers in Swadlincote town centre

Posted: 21.02.21 by By Swadlincote Nub News Local News



Swadlincote Police seized e-scooters from youths causing anti-social behaviour on Civic Way on Saturday evening. The group were also 'dealt...

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Four day Swadlincote road closure planned for next week as part of Regeneration Route works

Posted: 19.02.21 by By Swadlincote Nub News Local News



Woodhouse Street will be closed from next Friday to the following Monday as part of the Woodville to Swadlincote Regeneration Route development. Se...

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Swadlincote Police alerted to Cannabis grow after occupants forgot this giveaway sign

Posted: 18.02.21 by By Swadlincote Nub News Local News



Swadlincote Police followed their noses to raid a house containing a cannabis grow. The occupants were taken into custody after being unable to dis...

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Results dip at Swadlincote-connected company behind homes and motorcycle giants

Posted: 18.02.21 by By Swadlincote Nub News Local News



Bloor Investments, based in Measham and the parent company for Bloor Homes has reported a dip in turnover and pre-tax profit. But the company has s...

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